Research of the Week
The American College of Cardiology reassesses its stance on saturated fats.
Psychological stress makes it harder to recover from DOMS.
How a person uses their smartphone can reveal aspects of their personality.
Dietary lectins travel from the gut to the brain of C. elegans worms. Potential Parkinson’s explanation?
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 439: Amy Morin: Host Elle Russ chats with Amy Morin.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 73: Laura and Erin chat with Dr. Anna Cabeca about managing menopause.
Interesting Blog Posts
Phil Mickelson has been reading this side of the online health community.
Take your morality pills, citizen.
The promise of interferon therapy.
Will llamas save the world, once again?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Interesting finding: Adding mass to low-rank pigeons helped them ascend the dominance hierarchy.
I’m not surprised: Media hypes up a few instances of people doing “weird” health things as a huge trend.
I wish the Beatles had done a song about this: A day in the life.
I always think about this: The fact that the components of our food are still mostly unmapped.
We need more of these results to effect real change: More artificial outdoor light, higher rates of teen mental illness.
Question I’m Asking
Would you take the morality pill?
One year ago (Aug 8 – Aug 14)
Comment of the Week
“You may already personally know this but sharks can sometimes be seen just out from where the waves break and I’d imagine someone floating on the water looks quite like a seal to a shark. Just something to be aware of… Just sayin’.”
-That little dose of fear and uncertainty in the back of your mind (and it’s on everyone’s mind when they’re out there) is part of the allure, I think, Frank.